You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

Scottsdale Gun Club Manager: Bringing Guns to Family Pictures With Santa Is Becoming a 'Regular Holiday Tradition'

Some people may be shocked by this concept, but the Scottsdale Gun Club in Arizona encourages people to bring their guns to family pictures with Santa Claus. Members can have their pictures taken for $5 while non-members must pay $10.

Fox and Friends spoke to the gun club's general manager, Ron Kennedy, who said that the event has grown in popularity over the last three years and is now becoming a "regular holiday tradition."

Kennedy said he got the idea when a member of the gun club came in dressed as Santa and other members wanted to take pictures with him with their guns. At least one Democratic

lawmaker in the state has pointed out that the club is sending a bad message, especially after the gun attack that killed six people and wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

"People have an individual choice to make. If they don't want to participate in this they don't have to," said Kennedy, who maintained that the club teaches proper safety techniques and requires people to take the firing pins out of their guns for the pictures.

Posted in: 
Leave a Comment0

Today's Front Page Stories

On Fox News Channel

All Times Eastern


While Hollywood sucks up to the president, Dean Cain isn’t afraid to speak out, today on Your World. Plus, Sean Hannity joins the debate for the entire hour on The Five!


Update from the Beltway: Special Report has the latest news from D.C. Then, Charles Krauthammer goes On The Record.


A New York Times columnist says President Obama has a "manhood problem." James Carville responds on The O'Reilly Factor.


Muslims object to a film depicting al Qaeda’s rise to power! The 9/11 museum controversy on The Kelly File. Then, Candace Cameron Bure talks 'Dancing with the Stars' on Hannity.

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News


Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

'Outnumbered' Set to Debut on Fox News Channel

They're outspoken, out of the box, outrageous and outstandingly smart! And he is outnumbered. Don't miss the premiere of a new panel show on Fox News Channel, bringing you a refreshing new twist on news. Check out all the details on "Outnumbered," debuting Monday, April 28 at noon ET!

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" will reveal who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Check out the latest installment: an inside look at Mutton Bustin!

Greta Is Wired! is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!